Today's veterans bring a range of unique abilities and experience to the civilian workforce, including hard-to-teach skills like loyalty, dedication, self-motivation, sustained performance under pressure, respect for procedures and the ability to work as a team.
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Austin is the state capital of Texas, and an inland city bordering the Hill Country region. As the home of the University of Texas’ flagship campus, Austin is famous for its vibrant music scene, which centers around country, blues and rock genres. The many parks and lakes in Austin are popular for hiking, biking, swimming
They say everything is bigger in Texas, and that includes the job market. As of 2018, the state led the country in terms of employment growth, with a big year-over-year increase in hiring. Austin, in particular, draws workers from both
Tech giant Apple announced recently it is planning to invest $1 billion in a new campus in Austin, which will accommodate an extra 15,000 employees. The development of the new
Active service members and veterans have advantages in Austin over other cities in the region, because of the high demand for talented workers that isn’t quite being met by the migration from other areas. The state‘s Workforce Commission also offers tax rebates to companies hiring veterans, which include:
All these incentives offer Austin companies great advantages in return for focusing their employment efforts on hiring veterans, and it certainly makes it worth their while to do so.